Publications [#231575] of Gregory A. Wray

Papers Published

  1. F├ędrigo, O; Wray, GA, Developmental evolution: how beetles evolved their shields., Current Biology : Cb, vol. 20 no. 2 (January, 2010), pp. R64-R66
    (last updated on 2019/12/15)

    Beetle forewings are modified into hardened structures called elytra. A recent study indicates that the evolution of elytra involved co-opting genes for exoskeleton formation into the wing development gene network of beetles on at least three separate occasions.